39: Sounds of Broadwaycon

I had a great time at Broadwaycon. You’ll have to wait for my official photos in a future post (whenever Broadwaycon gets them out, but here are some good ones:

I met Telly Leung again and Nicholas Barasch for the first time. I would like to have each of them on the podcast someday.

I found some Elsie alums too:

Here I am with Julie James (2016), Ari’el Stachel (2017) and Laura Osnes (2015)

And now here’s the podcast episode for your listening pleasure: https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-zydd6-882592

Thanks to my guests (from top left, clockwise) Tim Dolan, Mardie Baldo + Glinda, Abbie, Samantha, Alexis & Sarah. (Not pictured, but also appreciated: Ethan, Lyra, and Gigi)

I wore three Elsietastic shirts to Broadwaycon. You can get them here:

More items are available in my shop.


Coming up on the podcast:

February 26: TDF’s Social Media star Patrick

March: Ann Arbor Tees on providing merch for Elsie Fest

Later this year: Elsie alum Liz Callaway

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38: Sounds from the Homework Release Party

Hear the sounds from my Trusty Correspondent Heidi’s trip to LA for the Homework Release Party.

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Heidi with some guy she met in an alley.

Hear the episode here: https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-ibjdi-84fbc5

Here’s the Computer Games set from Wednesday, December 13:

And here’s the live stream from the Homework show:

If you love Heidi’s t-shirt, you can buy one here:

If you want the shirt Heidi gave Darren on my behalf (that Chuck called “awesome”) you can get one here:

And if you want to celebrate your love of Homework, I made this shirt too:

And there are a bunch of other things available in my shop:

You can donate to The Criss Project here.
And if you do, let me know on Twitter and be entered to win an Elsie Fest 2017 package.
Review the podcast on iTunes to be entered to win a Darren Criss t-shirt.

Coming Monday, February 12: Sounds of Broadwaycon

37: Fangirling about Crazy Ex-Girlfriend with Dr. Drama

This episode is a little bit different from my normal format. I talk to Dr. Drama about Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. We discuss all the mental health issues addressed on the show as well as how much we love the musical numbers, the feminism, the diversity, and the great writing.

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Alisa Hurwitz is Dr. Drama

SPOILER ALERT: Spoilers are discussed through Season 3 Episode 7

TRIGGER WARNING: Serious mental health issues that come up on the show are discussed. A more specific warning is given on the podcast after the spoiler warning (as some of the trigger warnings are spoilers) so you can listen safely up to that point and make your decision from there.

If you are in need of assistance with a mental health issue, here are some resources suggested by Dr. Drama (who is a licensed Clinical Psychologist in the State of New Hampshire.)

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/            800-273-8255

https://www.nami.org/

You can listen to the episode here: https://elsiecast.podbean.com/e/37-the-clinical-side-of-crazy-ex-girlfriend-with-dr-drama/

And here are some of the musical numbers we discussed on the show:

Jap Rap Battle features friend of the podcast Curt Mega!


Don’t forget to check out my shop.

Find me at Broadwaycon! There will be a prize for the first person I see wearing one of my products. I’ll also have ribbons and candy to share, and I’ll be doing on the spot interviews for the 2/12 episode.

Coming up on the podcast:

1/29: Sounds from the Homework Release Concert with my Trusty Correspondent

2/12: Sounds of Broadwaycon

And there’s still time to give to The Criss Project (donations to The Trevor Project in honor of Darren’s 31st birthday).

36: Pets of Broadway

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I did it again! Sorry I’m so late with the blog post. Here’s the info you need:

Episode here: https://elsiecast.podbean.com/e/36-pets-of-broadway/

And here are my photos with Lea Salonga:

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And Alex Newell:

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Official t-shirt of this episode:

All of my Twitter giveaways include free shipping anywhere in the world. I keep them free by selling items in my shop.


Coming up on the podcast:

January 15: Dr. Drama and I discuss Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

January 29: Sounds of the Homework Release Party with my Trusty Correspondent

February 12: Sounds of Broadwaycon